Our Blog

An insightful blog for parents with recipes, healthy eating tips, guidance on how to deal with bullying, and other parenting advice.

News jmc ben


Learn how to make Ben's Bao Buns

26 OCTOBER 2020

Inspire your kids to learn to cook with this amazing recipe from Junior MasterChef contestant, Ben!

News jmc georgia


Learn how to make Georgia’s Pear and Pomegranate Trifle

26 OCTOBER 2020

Inspire your kids to learn to cook with this amazing recipe from Junior MasterChef contestant, Georgia!

News jmc carter


Learn how to make Carter’s Honey Carrot Cake

26 OCTOBER 2020

Inspire your kids to learn to cook with this amazing recipe from Junior MasterChef contestant, Carter!

Flexi immunity3


Eating for immunity – how to sort health from hype

2 OCTOBER 2020

Covid-19 has disrupted our world and also increased the focus on wellness and protecting our health, especially that of our precious family. So, it’s no surprise to hear that Google searches on what to eat for immunity have skyrocketed.

Food hacks5


A dietitian’s best recipe hacks

21 SEPTEMBER 2020

If there is one small silver lining from this pandemic year, it’s been the growing interest in home cooking. In Australia, Google searches for ‘healthy recipes’ more than doubled during the first lockdown in April1, as our favourite restaurants and cafes were forced to shut down.

Foodbytes eat pray love 02


Eat, pray, love

7 MAY 2020

During this crazy time of our lives when the world seems upside down, we all need to practise more of the ‘eat, pray, love’ philosophy. We need to eat food that satisfies our bodies and minds, we need to pray that things turn back to “normal” as soon as possible and we need to give...

Flexi facebook a wholesome approach to allergies


A wholesome approach to allergies

7 MAY 2020

Being a parent is a tough job. Add a child’s food restrictions and life becomes a lot more complex. Food allergies are common challenges facing parents and schools, with studies reporting that one in ten Australian children are allergic to one or more foods.1

Flexi facebook nutrition report card2


Nutrition report card – are your kids getting their essential nutrients?

10 MARCH 2020

Back to school signals the exciting start to another learning year. But let’s be honest, the biggest challenge often lies with us - the dedicated breakfast making, lunch planning and dinner rushed parents.

Well being stymie bullying campaign 02


A Guide for Parents on How to Deal with Bullying.

26 FEBRUARY 2020

One in four students are bullied in Australian schools. It is an endemic problem that we need to teach our children to identify and into the future, have enough resilience to be a part of the solution.

Stymie bullying nasty mean or rude


Bullying Explained

17 FEBRUARY 2020

Sometimes we label childrens’ behaviours towards others as bullying, when in fact it isn’t. Nasty, mean or rude behaviour is awful but it is not bullying.

Flexi facebook foodbytes2


The healthy way to canteen

4 FEBRUARY 2020

A snack or lunch order from the canteen will probably rate as a highlight of school for most Australian kids. Many parents too will have fond memories of their favourite school canteen moments.

Flexi facebook foodbytes


It’s back to school time again.

23 JANUARY 2020

And that means, back to the rollercoaster ride of school lunches. There’s that rush of excitement when you find an empty lunch box at the end of the day or hear happy comments about school canteen lunch.

Flexi facebook stymie


Empowering students to stand up for their peers.

23 JANUARY 2020

Stymie is an anonymous harm reporting tool that schools are proactively using to support their students to say something without fear.